Oil and Water do Mix

August 15, 2004 at 12:47 pm | Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

Recent news has been focused on the war in Iraq and rising oil prices due to high demand. What is not being noticed is the scarcity of another commodity – water. The BBC reports that reduced water availability may soon make meat a luxury few can afford (just as it was before the Industrial Revolution).

The wars this century will either be fought over water or oil. In the end we’ll either go vegetarian or we’ll be eating Soylent Green.

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